I recommend the Handi-Pad, it’s inexpensive but definitely worth the money.
I bought one about a month and a half ago, used it quite hard for a day on door mouldings, and was very happy with performance, but at the end of the day the foam had begun to crack in places. I thought ‘great tool, rubbish longevity’. I was wrong, as it has kept on performing brilliantly, despite the cracks, and I use it every day.
The reasons I like it are:
- The hook and loop system means it takes Abranet - the only abrasive I use for sanding.
- The sharp corners it has means that I can get into corners of mouldings easily.
- The flexibility of the foam means that it can bend somewhat, meaning that curved mouldings can be sanded more easily and quickly.
- It is very comfortable to use - I find I can do a lot more sanding before the muscles in my hand ache, compared to sanding with a conventional block, or folded abrasive.
I’d happily buy another one, it works.